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argued for granting russia pntr, which has until now been prevented by what is known as the jackson-vanik amendment, focus on the supposedly bilateral trade benefits. the issue that concerns me and many members is not trade but human rights. advocates of repeal say that the jackson-vanik amendment is outdated and is purely symbolic and therefore should be disregarded. but in the ira of human rights, madam speaker, symbols can have a very great importance. over the years jackson-vanik has become a sign of the continuing u.s. commitment to human rights in russia and elsewhere. repealing the amendment could very well be interpreted as an indication that our commitment is now weakening. this would be a terrible signal to send at a time when putin is in the process of imposing ever tighter restrictions on all opposition to his regime, especially democratic activists and any others who dare to defy the authorities. i also oppose granting russia aren't -- pntr at this time because it is but one more concession by the united states in pursuit of the president's failed reset of relations wit
times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is holding talks. folks hinted over this. this is over his alleged misuse of campaign funds. he easily won re-election on tuesday night with 64% of the vote even though he's undergoing treatment. >> front page news. >> it's a big deal. he is undergoing treatment at mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. >> and there is a whole deal with blagojevich and that scandal. >>> "the new york daily news" has a forry about an effort to make puerto rico the 51st state. puerto rican voters approved a nonbinding referendum to change the island status from u.s. territory to a state. in one ballot question, 61% said they wanted to achieve statehood. then another question, 46% said they prefer to remain a commonwealth. so since it's a majority there, congress actually gets to decide what happens next here. but it's interesting that the people, the younger people are speaking up for statehood now. >> it is the younger people? >> a huge, huge number of young people would like to see it become a state. >> all right. you want to find out more about this, an expanded
jesse jackson jr. who easily won re-election to his illinois house seat last week. jackston has left the mayo clinic for the second time. no word yet on where he is headed or what he might head back to work. he has been on leaf since june for treatment of bipolar disorder. >> the governor of the state saying it is time for him to speak. >>> on the heels of veterans day, boost of monthly benefit checks for vets next year. increases payments 1.7% for 4 million veterans and survivors. the measure headed to the president was held up for weeks because of objections from a republican send nor whose i dent team was not revealed. >> no paycheck quite big enough for what the guys have done. >>> other news this morning, two snow boarders stranded on a mountain since sun day are boek ho -- back home this morning in amazingly good shape. crews said they had to swim through sloppy chest high snow to reach the two men. hunkered in a snow cave, a few crackers, after taking a wide turn during whiteout conditions. >> the weather changed. we thought one thing looked like where we went. we took a hard
:30 eastern time. >>> and three people are dead following a fiery plane crash in jackson, mississippi. all three were killed when their single-engine piper slammed into a house just after takeoff tuesday night. a mother and son escaped the burning home with minor injuries. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> and still no word on what caused a powerful explosion that leveled a neighborhood in indianapolis. two people were killed. five homes were destroyed in that blast. saturday night. dozens of other homes were damaged. investigators say there was no smell of gas before the explosion, but nothing has been ruled out. >>> a cheerleader for the orlando magic is hospitalized this morning after a stunt went horribly wrong. between the first and second quarter, jamie wood was on a teammate's shoulders when she fell and hit the ground hard. paramedics were so concerned they immediately put her in a neck brace. wood was able to wave to the crowd as she was taken away in a stretcher. the hardwood floor. the wave there's a good sign she's going to be okay. good to see. >> those girls
after takeoff in jackson, mississippi, slamming into a house and killing all three people onboard. a person inside the house was injured in the crash as well. the plane's owner says all three men onboard the piper pa-32 were pilots heading to an faa safety conference in re monday, mississippi, when the plane went down. >>> and the man who said he had a sexual relationship with kevin clash is now changing his story. he said he had a relationship with clash when he was 16 years old now. through his attorney the accuser says it was an adult consensual relationship. >>> stephen colbert's super pack is now closed. that was posted online by the federal commission. it may have started as a joke but the super pac raked in more than $2 million. he used some of the money to pay for the funny campaign ads during the republican primaries during his ill-fated attempt to be the president of south carolina. >>> 18 minutes past the hour now. time for the early reads, your local news making national headlines. another strange twist in the general petraeus story first reported by the u.s. news and
's not believed to be politically motivated. >>> germane jackson changing his last name, but just the spelling. he's trading the o in jackson for a u. apparently for artistic reasons. this is the same guy who named his son jermajesty. steve. >> steve: you spell it carefully. minutes before the top of the hour, president obama made history this past tuesday not only by winning his second term, but also because he was reelected with the highest unemployment rate since frank line dell know roosevelt. we know that a lot of people have jobs and that's why cheryl casone joins us with the top five companies, hiring this week. let's start with take me to the skies. let's go to boeing. >> let's talk about boeing. they're actually cutting back and reorganizing on the defense side. but the commercial aircraft side is doing really well. that's where the jobs are right now. they've got 500 positions that are open right now. 12,000 total for the year. they got the big dream liner coming out. here are some of the positions. cyber security, engineers, and intelligence officers, finance. they're hiring in washingt
video out of jackson, mississippi. massive ball of fire engulfing a home after a small plane crashed into it. all three people on board were killed. they were headed to an faa safety conference of all things less than 30 miles away. the plane had just taken off when witnesses say they saw it sputtering and heard a loud bang. two people were inside this home at the time. both the woman and her son made it out of the home alive. >>> in a few hours o'clock we'll learn if nancy pelosi will be sticking around as house minority leader for two more years. she has led democrats in the house for the last ten years. california congresswoman lost her position, speaker of the house, in 2010, when republicans took control. those are your headlines. that would be a surprise move. you would have to wonder why she would want to. >> brian: she surprised us last time when she stuck around. >> steve: because she felt that they would regain the power and she would be speaker again. but now she would have to wait at least two more years. >> brian: greg norman weighed in on my golf spring on my swing with
it a day of action and solidarity. >> "the chicago tribune" says jesse jackson jr. has left the mayo clinic, being treated for bipolar disorder while authorities investigate allegations that he misused campaign funds. >>> usa today says facebook stock could take a dive as shares can be sold for the first time. >>> the austin american statesman says a minor internet sensation as of last night it's collected more than 83,000 signatures. the petition >>> we're going to see plenty of sunshine around the bay area. a few high clouds overhead this morning making for a beautiful sunrise outside. looking good as we head toward the east bay this morning. i think throughout the day today, we'll see more sunshine and probably the warmest day of the week. still a couple of 30s now in fairfield and napa, 40s and 50s elsewhere. this afternoon 60s and 70s, maybe even mid-70s in the warmest spots. enjoy it, though. we have changes coming, clouds and the way, rain on thursday. >>> this national weather sponsored by target. dream big, save bigger. >>> the pentagon sex scandal grows and the white house faces q
. all three people onboard were pilots. it happened in jackson, mississippi, not far from the zoo and at least one person was inside the home. she escaped by jumping out of the window and was taken to the hospital. the owner of the plane was scheduled to be on that flight but didn't because he decided to go hunting with his family last minute. martha: what do we know about this plane specifically. >> we know the faa and ntsb are investigating. but the owner says it was in mint condition. the plane was in the hangar for a month. but they wanted to take it on this short 30-mile flight. the pilot asked to return to the airport but obviously he lost control and was unable to do so. bill: the breaking news first reported 26 minutes ago. general petraeus agreeing to testify about the libya attacks bere a house and senate committee. what will he say now that he's no longer cia chief? martha: an update on a story we first told you about yesterday. "the national anthem" now back at some youth hockey games. there has been a change of heart. >> this is so monumental, the phone calls and the
jackson. now we'll hear from the apprentices themselves. joining us are the 2012 graduate s, carolinea, carey, mildred and crystal. great to have you here. congratulations! >> thank you. >> alisyn: let me start with you, what qualities do you think you need to exhibit to become part of the ailes apprentice program? >> i think you have to have really great work ethic. you have to be a leader. you have to have a serious passion for what you're doing. you have to be hungry for more. i think that's something we all have and something that my mentor definitely had. >> alisyn: that's wonderful. i think our impression is oh, you just get to be an apprentice and focus on that full time of the but some of you have full-time jobs. what was it like to be in the program while you had a full-time job? >> well, that's the thing, i mean, you never for not one day, like not once did you get a sort get out of your day-to-day duties which comprises your livelihood. every day you came to work you wore both hats. you performed your duties and an ailes apprentice on top of that. if you hadn't honed your ti
a european style social democracy or more towards the traditional conservative populism of jackson or his ronald reagan, and third. when they manage to deal with the deadlocks to change the direction or brick at such a deadlock as this it comes into the presidential leadership. it doesn't come into any other means. that need to be a good harbinger for your policy and how they are bred to move forward on terms of what to promote. so, given all of that if you buy into any of it, it is to what extent do you see any way in the world that the next four years are going to be anything other than a continuation of the last four struggling through, kicking the can down the road not dealing with the fundamental problems of america? >> three very good questions. i would say that obama's first term has two parts before and after the 2010 election just as the clinton administration was also two parts. as a talk about the last years and clinton when the republicans took the house and forced them to keep welfare reform and cut the capitol gains tax. they never talk about the first two years where the jo
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